There are a number of opportunities for students to attend various conferences and rounds.  The schedule for upcoming Medicine Grand Rounds can be found here

In addition, students may also attend Professor Rounds, Morning Report and Student Morning Report.  For more information, please contact Melanie Brown (, student Coordinator for the Department of Internal Medicine.



ACP Abstract Competition 

An annual competition hosted by the ACP, the ACP Abstract Competition offers two avenues for students to participate.  Students are welcomed to submit entries in either National Clinical Vignette or Research competitions. 


Medical Student Summer Research Program

Started by Dr. Paula Gregory, the Summer Research Internship Program is designed to provide students with research experience in either both the clinical or basic sciences.  During the 8-week program, students are paired with faculty at LSUHSC, Tulane University Health Sciences and CHNOLA and are then given the opportunity to present their summer projects at the annual Medical Student Research Day.     


Department of Medicine Research Day

The Department sponsors a research day each year featuring projects from students and residents.  For more information please contact the department.


The Louisiana Chapter of ACP Associates Research Day

Sponsored by our local chapter, residents and medical students compete for the opportunity to present their research.  For more information contact Dr. Fred Lopez (



There are a variety of groups on campus with an emphasis on community service.  To find out more about any current or upcoming opportunities, visit the Student Government Association’s website, which serves not only as a bulletin for group announcements but also a portal to other group websites, such as C.O.R.E and the Student Run Homeless Clinic.